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Counterintuitive and practical email archiving

What seems to be counterintuitive to software developers, can be perfectly suited for lawyers and other business professionals Recent discussions about GDPR have brought to our attention topics such as data portability and data formats. According to the regulations, we should be able to extract personal data such as customer records and customer correspondence in […]

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Ask the Expert: Ben Menesi

Ytria’s Ben Menesi talks on IBM Notes, Domino, GDPR and more Are you currently involved in any activities related to GDPR? What are your key concerns regarding GDPR and Domino data? BM: Great question! I had the chance to dive into the GDPR and what it means for Domino when I was preparing for a […]

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Long live IBM Domino, but what about Notes?

By Hogne Bø Pettersen The Benelux user group gathered for the annual Engage conference on May 22 and 23 in Rotterdam. Aboard the ship SS Rotterdam, 400 attendees—people from IBM, IBM partners, members of other user groups, sponsors, and IBM customers—had a great time interacting socially, making deals, listening to presentations, and hearing the latest news […]

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Ask the Expert: Stefan Lage

The “Ask the Expert” series of brief interviews continues with Stefan Lage, the Managing Director and founder of acceptIT GmbH. Have you been recently involved in development or deployment of new applications based on IBM Notes and Domino? Can you please share any additional information? SL: We have many customers who appreciate the advantages of […]

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Ask the Expert: Peter Presnell

In our new series Ask the Expert, we are speaking with prominent IBM collaboration solutions experts and experienced IBM Notes Domino professionals to share their opinions and predictions about collaborative software. According to KPMG, almost 70% of all organizations are focusing on consolidating or rationalizing their application portfolios. Can you please share your experiences, recommendations, […]

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Application modernization and IBM Notes data

So, you want to modernize your classic Lotus Notes applications. If you’re going to migrate to a new application platform, you’ll need to go through a standard ETL (extract, transform, load) process to migrate your application data, which shouldn’t be a demanding task. If you plan to stay with IBM Domino, it’s even easier. Or, […]

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Step-By-Step: Navigating the IBM Notes/Domino archive

In this 2-minute demo you will see how to navigate a Seascape archive extracted from an IBM Notes/Domino database. Open the archive in a web browser. The Seascape archive reflects IBM Notes application views, categories, and parent-child relationships. Navigate the archive. Sort documents in views. Find and open individual documents (exported as PDF). Click on […]

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IBM Domino backups and the GDPR “Right to be forgotten”

What happens when an EU citizen requests the erasure of their personal data from an organization which processes the data? This “Right to be forgotten” is one of the “Rights of the data subject” (GDPR, Art. 12 – 23), and arguably the most intriguing one for any organization which seeks compliance with GDPR. As an […]

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Notes application archiving 101

Introduction to Seascape for Notes   See also: Seascape for Notes Key Reasons to Extract Inactive Data from Lotus Notes ALM Practices for Notes and Domino

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IBM Domino 10: Getting back on the radar—but which radar?

How well grounded is the new optimism brought by the recent IBM/HCL webinar on Domino 10 and beyond? When the #domino2025 campaign was announced, we asked the following: “The key question: What is it in IBM Domino 10 that will bring new customers?“. Our opinion in that article has been mainly described as skeptical. In […]

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